Regions / Africa
Africa is the U.S. military's next frontier, and it's using humanitarian missions to get there.
Many families in Nigeria are already skeptical about women's education. The Nigerian government's failure to protect schoolgirls makes it worse.
As global civil society calls for a renewable energy revolution, the U.S. Congress is considering an African energy initiative that leaves the door wide open to fossil fuels.
Thus far, South Sudan has failed to distinguish itself in anything but human rights violations, refugees, and hunger.
However unable or unwilling to respond to the needs of the citizens of South Africa, the African National Congress still dominates.
Darren Aronofsky’s film "Noah" sends a clear message: take care of the earth or the consequences will be fatal.
Unless every nation ramps down military spending and invests in clean energy, we’ll all lose the next big war over the fate of the Earth without even firing a shot.
We're in the middle of a sixth mass extinction, and this will be the first one—and possibly the last—we will witness as human beings.
Conn Hallinan remembers Carl Bloice—an FPIF columnist, longtime journalist, and lifetime advocate for the dispossessed.
The latest UN report on addressing climate change reflects a strong Western bias, but it's the most comprehensive tool we've got.